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Hotel executive

Michael Laine, American hotel executive. Certified hotel administrator, food service executive. Named Most Valuable Alumnus, University New Mexico Alumni Association, 1967; recipient Appreciation award, Humboldt County Fair and Recreation Board, Winnemucca, 1982.


Laine, Michael was born on July 1, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David and Janette Laine.


Bachelor in Psychology, University New Mexico, 1958.


Administrator New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1961—1965, University New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1965—1967, University Nevada-Reno, 1967—1973. General manager Northshore Club/Casino, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, 1973—1978. Vice president, general manager Wild West Enterprises, Inc., Winnemucca, 1978—1983.

Director administration Lady Luck Casino/Hotel, Las Vegas, 1983—1984. Director sales and marketing Elko Convention and Visitors Authority, Nevada, 1984—1985. Assistant general manager Holiday Inn-Visalia division Grosvenor Hotels Group, 1985—1986.

General manager Holiday Inn International Airport South San Francisco division Grosvenor Hotels Group, since 1986. President Hospitality Industry Services, Reno, 1970—1978. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1969, 1959.


  • Certified hotel administrator, food service executive.


Chairman Humbolt County Jim Santini for Senate, Winnemucca, 1982-1983. Co-chairman United States Senator Chic Hecht Advisory Board, Winnemucca, 1982-1983. Chairman Humboldt County Tourist and Visitors Board, Winnemucca, 1981-1983.

Member Democratic precincts, Reno, Lake Tahoe, Winnemucca, 1968-1983. Trustee Northern Nevada Community College, 1982-1985. Member of Nevada Hotel/Motel Association (board directors 1982-1986), Nevada Restaurant Association, International Food Service Executive Association.


Married Philline Heller, November 23, 1961 (divorced December 1980). Children: Kymberly, Judith, Mark Eric.

David Laine

Janette Laine

Philline Heller

Kymberly Laine

Judith Laine

Mark Eric Laine